Showtime's 'Shameless,' 'House of Lies,' 'Californication' Return to Series Highs

All Three Up Double-Digits over Last Season's Premieres

Following Showtime's big night at the Golden Globes, the premium network received more good news on Monday, as it returned three of its shows to series high ratings on Sunday night.

Shameless' third-season premiere at 9 p.m. averaged 2 million total viewers, up 26% over last year's debut. Including replays, Shameless drew 2.6 million viewers for the night. The second season of House of Lies garnered 1.19 million viewers, 15% higher than its series' premiere. For the night, House of Lies drew a cumulative 1.54 million viewers.

The sixth-season premiere of Californication at 10:30 p.m. averaged 1.07 million total viewers, up 41% over last season's debut. Across replays, Californication drew 1.3 million viewers.